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    The Myth of the City in Third World Slums
    Compass Summit - Terranea Resort
    THE CHALLENGE OF GLOBAL URBANIZATION

    Cities as Solutions

    A conversation between:
    Janice Perlman, Founder and President,
    The Mega Cities Project
    Saskia Sassen, Robert S. Lynd Professor
    of Sociology and Co-Chair of the Committee
    on Global Thought, Columbia University
    Gordon Feller, Director, Internet Business
    Solutions Group, CISCO Systems
    Moderator: Fred Guterl, Executive Editor,
    Scientific American

    Compass Summit, a forum for true interaction and exchange, examines some of today's most pressing problems through the lens of global citizenship, recognizing that human ingenuity is an unlimited resource. Guided by NPR's Ira Flatow, an intimate group of some of the of the world's best thinkers and doers convened along the rugged Palos Verdes coastline on Oct 23-26, 2011 at Terranea Resort to engage in meaningful conversation, ask questions, and challenge ideas -- we invite you to join in the conversation.